Earth Day, April 22nd

Submitted by the Climate Change Taskforce From April 20-22, 2021, EARTHDAY.ORG will have its second Earth Day Live digital event. Together, we can prevent the coming disasters of climate change and environmental destruction. Together, we can Restore Our Earth! Take public transit, biking, or walking when possible – it is good for your health, your […]

COVID-19 Feature

Presidential UPDATE (04.16.21)

President Pagels speaks on increased vaccination outreach to eligible 16 and 17 year olds and neighboring communities. He also encourages community members to submit content for the upcoming special newsletter issue on the drug epidemic and take part in the climate change survey. He closes with updates about fiber optic broadband and registration for the […]

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K ART Announces Two New Exhibitions

“Brought to Light: The Epidemic of Violence against Native and Indigenous Women” AND “Orenda: Paintings by artist G. Peter Jemison” Brooke Leboeuf, Art Director | | March 30, 2021 BUFFALO, N.Y., — K Art, 808 Main St., Buffalo, a Native American-owned commercial gallery that solely showcases the artwork of national-level Native contemporary artists, announces […]

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Dr. Rodney Haring Honored

National Federation for Just Communities Honors Roswell Park’s Dr. Rodney Haring Local agency that works to promote understanding and respect honored Community Heroes March 19-20. Submitted by Rebecca Vogt, Roswell Park | March 18, 2021 HIGHLIGHTS • Seneca researcher leads Roswell Park’s Center for Indigenous Cancer Research• Awardees embodied the mission of the organization during […]

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Saving America’s Endangered Languages

Submitted by Flip White Research shows that language revitalization is a key empowerment tool for Native American communities. The methods for creating fluent speakers of Native American languages are well-tested and effective. All involve immersing language learners in their language, whether in one-on-one master-apprentice relationships, in language-nest intergenerational settings, or in immersion preschools. In Window […]

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News From The Four Corners United Methodist Church

Rte. 438 and Versailles Plank Road, Cattaraugus Territory | Pastor – Holly Brittain Submitted by Marilyn Anderson For Christians Easter is the celebration of the Resurrection – a new life, a new beginning. For all of us it means that it’s time to get ready to plant our gardens and get ready for summer – […]

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Three monuments of women

Three monuments of women are coming to Western New York including Seneca Nation member and Educator, Geraldine Green. By Jeddy Johnson | Mar 25, 2021 | Reprinted from BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — After a brief intermission, Karen King, the executive director of the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women is ready to […]

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Good Neighbors: It Takes a Tribe

Many people know of JC Seneca, the businessman & philanthropist. But this week’s “Good Neighbor” is his wife, Nicole, who founded a charity to help children in need. By Melissa Holmes | March 31, 2021 | Reprinted from IRVING, N.Y. — The old saying goes, ‘It takes a village to raise a child.’ But […]